Dwight Rich School Of The Arts

Dwight Rich School Of The Arts serves 318 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Dwight Rich School Of The Arts placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Dwight Rich School Of The Arts places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Dwight Rich School Of The Arts's student population of 318 students has declined by 36% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 36% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students318 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Dwight Rich School Of The Arts is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Dwight Rich School Of The Arts is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2263 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
11%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
8%
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Black
56%
18%
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White
16%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.640.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLansing Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dwight Rich School Of The Arts is Ingham Academyfamily Center (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Lewton School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lansing Lewton School
    Grades: K-7 | 290 students
    0.4 miles
    2000 Lewton Pl
    Lansing, MI 48911
    (517) 755-1460
    0.4 K-7 290
  • Lansing Cole Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-6 | 209 students
    0.6 miles
    1915 West Mount Hope Ave
    Lansing, MI 48910
    (517) 372-0038
    0.6 K-6 209
  • Lansing Forrest G Averill School
    Grades: PK-4 | 165 students
    0.8 miles
    3201 Averill Dr
    Lansing, MI 48911
    (517) 755-1220
    0.8 PK-4 165
  • Lansing Lansing Charter Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 646 students
    0.8 miles
    3300 Express Ct
    Lansing, MI 48910
    (517) 882-9585
    0.8 K-8 646
  • Lansing Ingham Academyfamily Center Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 72 students
    1.0 miles
    1601 West Holmes Rd
    Lansing, MI 48910
    (517) 352-2692
    1.0 7-12 72

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